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LINCOLN — State lawmakers opened debate Friday on a package of bills that proposes to deliver millions of dollars in additional tax credits to blunt the sting of Nebraska’s traditionally high property taxes. The Nebraska Legislature adjourned for the weekend without advancing Legislative Bill 243 but appear poised to do that on Monday. The much-amended […]
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LINCOLN — State Sen. Megan Hunt of Omaha joined with a Lincoln-based legal group in demanding a retraction Friday for a tweet they maintain was defamatory and “knowingly false.” The tweet, from the conservative Nebraska Freedom Coalition, included the hashtag “groomer” and photographs of the senator as a child and her son, who is trans. […]
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LINCOLN — The Nebraska Legislature gave first-round approval Friday to a measure that would shift authority of up to $400 million in federal broadband funds to the executive branch. Legislators voted 43-2 to advance Legislative Bill 683, proposed by the Transportation and Telecommunications Committee. The bill would create the Nebraska Broadband Office, led by a broadband […]
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LINCOLN — A federal lawsuit alleges Grand Island Northwest Public Schools and its superintendent violated the First Amendment after shutting down a school newspaper days after its staff covered LGBTQ+ topics. The ACLU of Nebraska filed the lawsuit in federal district court Friday on behalf of the Nebraska High School Press Association and a former student […]
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Forrest has been charged with an additional charge of burglary of Papa John’s, 5611 Second Ave., and attempted burglary of Caribou Coffee, 5204 Second Ave. Both charges are felonies.
Both victims were longtime employees of Perry Reid Properties, which remains "mystified" by Monday's brazen attack and what led up to it, the company's lawyer said.
The 36-year-old man pleaded not guilty in Buffalo County Court to the felony charges of first-degree sexual assault of a child and incest.
Judge Ryan Carson also ordered Rodway to serve 90 days in the Buffalo County Jail to commence on Sept. 14. He was given two days credit for time already served.
While some senators raised concerns, the majority said the new office would be able to quickly distribute an estimated $400 million to expand access to broadband across Nebraska.
The bill's sponsor, Sen. Joni Albrecht, says she believes doctors will be able to practice much as they do now.
The priority bill from Sen. Ben Hansen allows any motorcyclist or passenger over the age of 21 who has completed a safety course to ride without a helmet.
A day after the Legislature advanced a bill banning some gender-affirming care for minors, opponents of the bill made good on their promise to slow the session to a crawl.